Posts tagged ‘Athletix’

Getting a yearly flu shot or other vaccination, while generally considered a wise health move,An Wholesale pet supplies of him grinning through his illegal mustache is featured prominently in the lobby. is hardly anyone’s idea of fun. Now, a breakthrough device from University of New Hampshire researchers aims to ensure that such shots are as effective — and painless — as possible.
UNH nursing and electrical engineering faculty have crossed departmental lines to create a “smart” training syringe that will help nurses and other health care professionals learn how to give the most effective intramuscular injections by providing real-time feedback. It’s the first device of its type ever created.
“We want to be sure people are getting the medicine in the muscle where it’s going to work. This would be a way to ensure that people are getting immunized,” says Paula McWilliam,he led PayPal to open its platform to Piles [...]

Asian stocks swung between gains and losses after a report showed U.S. retail sales were better than forecast, boosting the outlook for exporters. QBE Insurance Group Ltd. (QBE) slumped after issuing a profit forecast.
Honda Motor Co., a carmaker that gets about 84 percent of sales outside Japan, climbed 1.3 percent in Tokyo, while rival advanced 1.2 percent. Billabong International Ltd., a surfwear maker that gets almost half its revenue from the Americas, gained 1.5 percent in Sydney. QBE Insurance dropped 3.5 percent after Australia’s largest insurer by market value forecast that its insurance margin in the first half will be lower than last year.
The MSCI Asia Pacific Index was little changed at 132.85 as of 11:30 a.m. in Tokyo, having swung between gains and losses at least 15 times. About the same number of stocks rose as fell on the gauge.
“Investors were pleased to see U.S. retail sales beat expectations, despite still being negative,” said Tim Schroeders, who helps manage [...]

O’Neill has added industry veteran Sasha Hartloff to the team as its new girls sales manager for the brand’s swim and activewear category. In her new role at O’Neill, Hartloff—who previously served a 15 year stint at Quiksilver where she launched the Roxy Athletix line and worked as Director of Sales for Raisin Swimwear—will oversee the regional girl’s sales team and spearhead distribution efforts. She will also help introduce the brand’s Elyse Taylor Swim Collection and Superkini line.
She will report to O’Neill’s Senior VP of Sales and Marketing, Steve Ward.
Hartloff comes to O’Neill with extensive experience in the action sportswear industry.
Most recently, she served as Key Account Manager for Hurley apparel, accessory and swim divisions. Her new position with O’Neill will leverage her operations expertise, and allow her to assist with sales strategies for other La Jolla Group brands.
One of the first items on Hartloff’s agenda is the introduction of the exclusive Spring 2012 swimwear collection from O’Neill’s Global Brand [...]